Epsilon 140/140Z

Stabilized Four-Sensor UAV Gimbal

Top performance payload with 45x zoom EO, 3.3x zoom LWIR, LRF and Illuminator

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Key features

  • The most advanced micro gimbal for long-range surveillance
  • Day and night integrated sensors
  • Industry-leading surveillance range with a unique 18-60 mm zoom IR lens
  • Ultimate stability at 45x optical zoom
  • Global shutter sensor for exceptional image clarity

Exceptional imaging performance

720p HD video at 30 fps with full processing


Improved LWIR performance

< 30 mK sensitivity sensor with 25 mm F1.0 IR lens



For maximum exportability


Environmentally protected

Fully sealed, dry gas-filled structure


Direct drive stabilization

Ruggedized brushless motors with specialized bearings


Most powerful in class onboard processor

With onboard target tracking, scene steering and moving target indicator


Integrated high precision GPS/INS

Providing platform location, target location and slant range



MISB compliant video stream with KLV metadata


Reliable operation

Mature design proven in demanding environments


Artillery fire adjustment

Integrated software for artillery fire correction


Super rugged design

Advanced Aluminium structure (no 3D printed parts used)

Onboard image processing

Epsilon 140/140Z has state of the art onboard image processing capability. The onboard processing leads to a rock-solid target tracking performance and eliminates any communication latency issues.

Processed video reduces data rate and requires lower bandwidth datalinks, which is of extreme importance for modern UAVs. The video stream along with snapshots can be stored in HD quality onboard the Epsilon 140/140Z.

Target tracking

Epsilon 140/140Z is capable of hands-free tracking of moving objects. The operator can allocate the target and zoom in, while the onboard processor will hold the target in the centre of the video screen, regardless of the aircraft movement direction.

This is a fundamental feature for long-range surveillance, monitoring applications and law enforcement applications. Target tracking is paramount in applications where the aircraft is moving, and when the object of interest is moving relative to the ground.

Sensors, video stabilization, encoding

Epsilon 140/140Z is available with multiple sensors, including global shutter 1280x720 HD daylight sensor, as well as a high sensitivity 640x512 LWIR night sensor with a unique 60 mm fixed IR lens for Epsilon 140 and 18-60 mm zoom lens for Epsilon 140Z.

Electronic stabilization with roll correction removes high-frequency jitter often found on small unmanned aircraft platforms. This significantly reduces the operator workload and allows to concentrate on the mission objective

The video is encoded with H.264 compression format to support IP datalink options and to reduce datalink system bandwidth requirement.

Rugged, lightweight, environmentally sealed

Epsilon 140/140Z can be operated in any conditions – IP64 rated, it is environmentally sealed construction and will protect electronics from dust and heavy rain. The one-piece composite dome design is very robust and optimized for demanding applications were the gimbal needs to handle shock and rapid accelerations.

Epsilon 140/140Z will handle routine parachute recoveries, net recoveries, belly landings and catapult launches with ease.



Octopus ISR Systems is a subdivision of UAV Factory. Octopus ISR develops high-end gyro-stabilized payloads with the longest ISR detection ranges during day or night.

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